Truffles and almonds - From Piedmont to Sicily

An experience to visit Italy from the Alps to the Mediterranean



Drive through Emilia Romagna, and find out why it is considered the birthplace of the Italian cuisine. Reach Alba, a picturesque town in Piedmont, for the truffle festival. Fly to Sicily and learn about the Greek and Arabic history of the largest island in the Mediterranean and discover its amazing food and culture.







Depart from beautiful Villa Olivo and head North-West, direction Alba. Reach your hotel and relax after this long yet enjoyable drive through the Italian countryside.

En route, if you want we can book a table at Antica Corte Pallavicina for a delicious meal.

Overnight: Alba - Villa Fontana Relais Suites & SPA

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Alba, the white truffle festival

Enjoy breakfast and drive to Alba for the world famous Truffle festival.
Other regional delicacies such as wine, cheese, pasta and pastries are offered as well at this special fair, which constitutes a must-see and a highlight of the year for gourmets from all over the world.

Overnight: Alba - Villa Fontana Relais Suites & SPA



Fly to Sicily

Get to the airport of Turin and board your flight to Catania.

Transfer time: 1h30m
Suggested departure time: 08:30 AM

Collect your rental car at the airport (Europcar desk) and after a 1 hour drive get to your centrally located hotel in Taormina. After, check in, relax and explore the area at your leisure.
Enjoy this classy and charming Italian destination, famous for the touch of ancient Greece that you can still admire in the breathtaking theater overlooking the Mediterranean Sea.

Overnight: Taormina - NH Collection Hotel Taormina

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Taormina and Etna "the good giant"

Explore the picturesque town of Taormina with our local guide. Meet our guide at the hotel's lobby.
Your guide: Floriana (sweetest girl on Earth) +39 340 101 54 70

Get your car and relax in a beautiful winery for an amazing experience along the Etna’s slopes. Lunch with a tasting of 5 wines in the best winery of the area. We have booked you a private tasting.
Etna winery: BENANTI
Driving time to the winery: 45 minutes
Suggested departure time from hotel: 12:30 PM

It's now time to reach Ragusa and enjoy dinner in a Michelin starred restaurant - Locanda Don Serafino
Driving time: 2 hours
We recommend departing right away to have more daylight while driving and to get a chance to explore the town of Ragusa before dinner.

Overnight: Taormina - NH Collection Hotel Taormina



Sicily in one city, Syracuse

Today visit the seaside town of Syracuse, a jewel on the South-Eastern coast of Sicily. The beauty and the importance of the artistic and archeological heritage of the area are the evidence of its glorious days in ancient times.
First stop - the archeological site. Park your car here and meet Floriana for a guided tour of the site.

The first Greek settlement occupied the island of Ortygia, the old town centre of Syracuse. You can still feel the scent and the authenticity of a Mediterranean port as you walk through the narrow alleys and elegant buildings.

Overnight: Taormina - NH Collection Hotel Taormina



Off to Palermo and a stop to Piazza Armerina

Get ready to discover the West side of Sicily. Head to Palermo, via Piazza Armerina, famous for Villa Romana del Casale.
An expert guide will make you step back in time through the magnificent complex of some of the best preserved and extensive examples of Roman mosaics.
Park your car here.
Your guide: Manuela +39 333 861 52 35

Continue on to Palermo, the capital of Sicily and upon arrival, enjoy a traditional Sicilian dinner and have a pleasant stroll in the area.

Overnight: Palermo - Grand Hotel Et Des Palmes
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Palermo and its colours

Discover the city of Palermo with a private guided tour (meet your guide at 09:30 AM) and be impressed by the mixture of different architectures and cultural styles: Baroque, Moorish and Spanish, combined to create stunning cathedrals, squares and buildings. Feel the welcoming vibe of the locals, taste the best cannoli and be delighted by the colours of the street markets surrounded by lemon and orange trees.

Enjoy your free day in the charming city of Palermo and enjoy its impressive food.

Overnight: Palermo - Grand Hotel Et Des Palmes



Monreale, the largest mosaic in Italy

Only 30 min away, discover Monreale with our local guide. Admire the largest mosaic in Italy, and probably the most impressive one.
Park here

Upon return enjoy some free time and let us know if you wish us to book a restaurant for dinner.

Overnight: Palermo - Grand Hotel Et Des Palmes




Reach the airport of Palermo and board your flight to go back home with a heart full of great memories thanks to Be in Italy!

Truffles and almonds - From Piedmont to Sicily

Italy· 8 nights